10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Dambulla
— 2 nights
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Ella
— 2 nights
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Kandy
— 3 nights
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Galle
— 2 nights

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Dambulla

Dambulla ©
On a trip to Dambulla, visit the largest and best-preserved cave temple complexes in the country, declared a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Temple of Dambulla. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Pidurangala Rock, then browse for treasures at sigiri art gallery, and then make a trip to Sigiriya.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Dambulla tour itinerary planner.

Mumbai, India to Dambulla is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ella.

Things to do in Dambulla

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sigiriya, Minneriya National Park
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Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
Golden Temple of Dambulla
Sigiriya ©
Sigiriya
Pidurangala Rock ©
Pidurangala Rock

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Ella

Ella ©
The relaxing hilltop village of Ella benefits from a more temperate climate than much of the rest of country thanks to its high elevation.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Kinellan Tea Factory, then explore the striking landscape at Ella Rock, and then admire the sheer force of Ravana Ella Falls. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Ella Spice Garden, then stop by R. M. S Antique And Brassware, then don't miss a visit to Nine Arches Bridge, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Little Adam's Peak.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Ella road trip planning site.

Drive from Dambulla to Ella in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in May, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kandy.

Things to do in Ella

Parks · Nature · Shopping
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Little Adam's Peak ©
Little Adam's Peak
Ravana Ella Falls ©
Ravana Ella Falls
Nine Arches Bridge ©
Nine Arches Bridge

3
nights
Kandy

Kandy ©
Nestled between mountains in inland Sri Lanka, Kandy proudly bears its World Heritage Site designation while remaining culturally independent and colorfully picturesque.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kandy: Elephant Freedom Project (in Kegalle) and Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage (in Pinnawala). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanical Gardens, see the interesting displays at Raja Museum, and contemplate the waterfront views at Kandy Lake.

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Drive from Ella to Kandy in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Galle.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Royal Botanical Gardens, Elephant Freedom Project, Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
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Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Kandy Lake ©
Kandy Lake
Royal Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Botanical Gardens

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Galle

The southernmost city on the island, Galle combines colonial-era history with a tropical feel and climate.
On the 13th (Mon), stroll through Sea Turtle Farm and Hatchery - Habaraduwa, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then stroll through Mirissa Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Jungle Beach, stop by Stick No Bills Poster Gallery, and then contemplate the long history of Galle Fort.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Galle holiday planning site.

Getting from Kandy to Galle by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In May, daily temperatures in Galle can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Galle

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Mirissa, Sea Turtle Farm and Hatchery - Habaraduwa, Jungle Beach
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Galle Fort ©
Galle Fort
Mirissa Beach ©
Mirissa Beach

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